The Hidden Gems of Oregon’s Adventure Coast
Oregon’s South Coast is filled with rustic charm, natural beauty and an abundance of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Now is the perfect time to explore the coast and experience some of our best kept secrets.
Here are just a few ideas to get you started on your journey…
This 5,000 acre natural area encompassing a mixture of open water channels, tidal and freshwater wetlands, riparian areas, forested uplands and open water habitats is a place like no other.
This beauty of a coastal gem can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Kayaking, hiking, workshops, guided birding and a visit the Interpretive Center art gallery are some of the activities waiting for you to explore this fall!
Bastendorff Beach, located 1/4 mile off the Cape Arago State Highway, is one of the best kept secrets on the Oregon Coast. Always beautiful, never crowded, this jewel of a beach is a favorite among surfers, kiters, campers, beachcombers, and locals and tourists alike. >>READ MORE
Photographer: Shirley Bridgham
Nicknamed “the jewel of the South Coast”, the glorious gardens of Shore Acres State Park are a must see. Stunning dahlias and other blooms, plants, evergreen shrubs and trees (including the largest Monterey Pine in Oregon) in this manicured “garden for all seasons” are waiting to be discovered this season. >>READ MORE
Mark your calendars! Make a trip back during the holiday season (Nov. 23 thru Dec. 31, 2017) for the annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres display. More than 300,000 holiday lights (almost all L.E.D.) bring dazzling Pacific themed visions to life and delight visitors of all ages!
Visit oregonsadventurecoast.com or ask the friendly and helpful folks at the Coos Bay North Bend Visitors Convention Bureau to find more local secrets! Call us at 1-800-824-8486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.